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As nature shows them : moths and butterflies of the United States, east of the Rocky Mountains : with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life (1900)



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Author: Denton, Sherman F. (Sherman Foote), 1856-1937; Bayer, Frederick M., former owner. DSI
Volume: v 1
Subject: Lepidoptera; Nature prints
Publisher: Boston : J.B. Millet
Year: 1900
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: 39088011698511
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian
Book contributor: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book)
Scanfactors: 2

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Copyright held by Bradlee Whidden

Paged continuously

Originally issued in 8 sections, and published 1897-1900

"This edition is limited to 50 copies for the United Kingdom"--Printed on slip on front paste-down of v.1

"The colored plates, or Nature Prints, used in the work, are direct transfers from the insects themselves ... the scales of the wings of the insects are transferred to the paper while the bodies are printed from engravings and afterwards colored by hand."--Preface, p. vi

Includes index

Part I: The moths; part II: The butterflies

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SCNHRB copy (v.1: 39088011698511; v.2: 390880116985520) is no. 9 of the limited edition

SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Dr. Frederick M. Bayer

SCNHRB copy has printed bookseller's label on front paste-down of v.2: R. Friedländer & Sohn ... Berlin

SCNHRB copy bound in brown goatskin with gilt decorations; gilt spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers


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